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Post by Amagine » 05 Oct 2017, 18:13

Jeinzy Danica Nunez wrote:That moment when Sarah reveals her self as a grand daughter of Tom was the start of a never ending amazement journey. It's a great story with an adventure, scientific inquiry, a tinge of mystery.
I agree. Her arrival was the beginning.
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Post by Christina Rose » 05 Oct 2017, 22:35

CatInTheHat wrote:I enjoyed both sections but enjoyed watching Tom, Sarah, William, etc, grow and bond together more than watching Sarah as Strong Heart.
I agree. I enjoyed the growth and development between these characters more than Strong Heart's story.

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Post by Amagine » 06 Oct 2017, 05:09

Christina Rose wrote:
CatInTheHat wrote:I enjoyed both sections but enjoyed watching Tom, Sarah, William, etc, grow and bond together more than watching Sarah as Strong Heart.
I agree. I enjoyed the growth and development between these characters more than Strong Heart's story.
I felt they could have been developed just a little more. I'm my opinion,there was more content in the Strong Heart plot than any other plot.
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Post by meteku4 » 06 Oct 2017, 05:57

jwalker73 wrote:I enjoyed the camping story the most as I enjoyed the dynamics between the characters and watching the formation of bonds. I also liked the story of Strong Heart, but I am unsure if this was because this story was more descriptive and the characters seemed a bit more well-developed. I did, however, feel that aspects of this story were a bit tedious at times.
Yes, reading the book requires a great deal of patience.

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Post by Gingerbo0ks » 06 Oct 2017, 07:01

meteku4 wrote:
jwalker73 wrote:I enjoyed the camping story the most as I enjoyed the dynamics between the characters and watching the formation of bonds. I also liked the story of Strong Heart, but I am unsure if this was because this story was more descriptive and the characters seemed a bit more well-developed. I did, however, feel that aspects of this story were a bit tedious at times.
Yes, reading the book requires a great deal of patience.
I am nearly finished and some parts did seem a bit tedious, so for that I would say I prefer the "present day" timeline.
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Post by BoyLazy » 06 Oct 2017, 07:38

meteku4 wrote:
jwalker73 wrote:I enjoyed the camping story the most as I enjoyed the dynamics between the characters and watching the formation of bonds. I also liked the story of Strong Heart, but I am unsure if this was because this story was more descriptive and the characters seemed a bit more well-developed. I did, however, feel that aspects of this story were a bit tedious at times.
Yes, reading the book requires a great deal of patience.
Initial part was boring.
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Gingerbo0ks wrote:
meteku4 wrote:
jwalker73 wrote:I enjoyed the camping story the most as I enjoyed the dynamics between the characters and watching the formation of bonds. I also liked the story of Strong Heart, but I am unsure if this was because this story was more descriptive and the characters seemed a bit more well-developed. I did, however, feel that aspects of this story were a bit tedious at times.
Yes, reading the book requires a great deal of patience.
I am nearly finished and some parts did seem a bit tedious, so for that I would say I prefer the "present day" timeline.
I enjoyed reading the past the most.
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Post by BoyLazy » 06 Oct 2017, 14:27

Amagine wrote:
Gingerbo0ks wrote:
meteku4 wrote:
Yes, reading the book requires a great deal of patience.
I am nearly finished and some parts did seem a bit tedious, so for that I would say I prefer the "present day" timeline.
I enjoyed reading the past the most.
I like the past. It was interesting with so much variety.
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Post by Amagine » 06 Oct 2017, 17:12

BoyLazy wrote:
Amagine wrote:
Gingerbo0ks wrote:
I am nearly finished and some parts did seem a bit tedious, so for that I would say I prefer the "present day" timeline.
I enjoyed reading the past the most.
I like the past. It was interesting with so much variety.
Yes, it was :D
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Post by BoyLazy » 07 Oct 2017, 01:25

Amagine wrote:
BoyLazy wrote:
Amagine wrote:
I enjoyed reading the past the most.
I like the past. It was interesting with so much variety.
Yes, it was :D
?? Sure..

-- 07 Oct 2017, 01:28 --
Amagine wrote:
Christina Rose wrote:
CatInTheHat wrote:I enjoyed both sections but enjoyed watching Tom, Sarah, William, etc, grow and bond together more than watching Sarah as Strong Heart.
I agree. I enjoyed the growth and development between these characters more than Strong Heart's story.
I felt they could have been developed just a little more. I'm my opinion,there was more content in the Strong Heart plot than any other plot.
The author told me that it was intentional that the character develop was kept short.

-- 07 Oct 2017, 04:55 --
CatInTheHat wrote:I enjoyed both sections but enjoyed watching Tom, Sarah, William, etc, grow and bond together more than watching Sarah as Strong Heart.
Evolution of these characters is very beautifully shown.
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Post by Amagine » 07 Oct 2017, 07:56

I don't think there was much evolution with quite a few of the characters, only Sarah.
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Post by Vitaro Maxton » 08 Oct 2017, 09:26

everything worked out to be fine. both of them got together and the family reunion was successful

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Post by Amagine » 08 Oct 2017, 11:47

Vitaro Maxton wrote:everything worked out to be fine. both of them got together and the family reunion was successful
The reunion between Tom and Sarah was successful. It wasn't really successful for Sarah and Ruth.
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Post by Christina Rose » 09 Oct 2017, 04:19

Amagine wrote:
Vitaro Maxton wrote:everything worked out to be fine. both of them got together and the family reunion was successful
The reunion between Tom and Sarah was successful. It wasn't really successful for Sarah and Ruth.
I agree, the "reunion" was only partially successful; and that part took a lot of work to happen.

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Post by gali » 09 Oct 2017, 23:07

Christina Rose wrote:
Amagine wrote:
Vitaro Maxton wrote:everything worked out to be fine. both of them got together and the family reunion was successful
The reunion between Tom and Sarah was successful. It wasn't really successful for Sarah and Ruth.
I agree, the "reunion" was only partially successful; and that part took a lot of work to happen.
I agree, only the reunion between Tom and Sarah was successful.
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